[Coral-List] Acropora spawning in Fl. Keys

Nicole Fogarty fogarty at bio.fsu.edu
Wed Jul 27 12:42:58 EDT 2005

Ten colonies of Acropora palmata (up to 80% of the colony) and two colonies of
A. cervicornis (~20% of colony) spawned in the Florida Keys on July 23.  An
adjacent thicket of A. palmata approximately 40m away and two other A.
cervicornis colonies did not spawn on this night.  No coral spawning was
observed on the following night, July 24.

Spawning Summary
Date: Saturday, July 23, 2005
Species: A. palmata and A. cervicornis
Bundle set time: 9:37 and 9:55 (respectively)
Spawn time: 10:35 and 10:43-10:57 (respectively)
Location: Looe Key, Florida Keys

Nicole D. Fogarty
Florida State University
Department of Biological Science
115 Conradi
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1100
telephone: 850.644.2678
fax:  850.644.9829
fogarty at bio.fsu.edu

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